The more things change, the more they remain the same. This truism hits a little too close to home for the BJP government as 20 power plants across India are running at a super-critical level and another seven are at a critical stage due to an acute shortage of coal.
A looming power shortage may dampen Diwali celebrations for lakhs of families as twenty thermal power plants across the country are running at super critical levels and another seven in critical stage due to an acute shortage of coal.
The plant load factor (PLF) of gas-based power plants (GBPPs) is likely to decline further in FY18, says India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
State-run generator NLC India Ltd is offering to reduce tariffs from two of its power plants after its main buyer asked the company to lower prices or shelve the projects
Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said his ministry is taking urgent steps to ensure coal supplies to power stations stabilise by month end or early October.
Coal India Ltd., the world’s biggest producer of the fuel, reported the first increase in monthly production on a year-on-year basis in five months after power plant inventories plunged and the miner’s own stockpiles declined.
Fed up with oil tanker owners’ frequent threat of strike to press their demands, Pakistan’s Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) is likely to allow Inter State Gas Systems (ISGS) to float a tender and invite companies to build an oil pipeline from Machike (Sheikhupura) to Tarru Jabba (Peshawar
A constructive engagement between Pakistan and India during a latest round of water talks held here has raised hopes for an amicable resolution of the dispute, according to a top international expert.
The board of Hindalco Industries, which is meeting on Friday, will consider company management’s proposal to raise up to Rs 4,400 crore via debt.
Power plants idling away due to non-availability of coal may soon get relief, with the government planning to relax electricity procurement norms for distribution companies.